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Senior Accountant

Job Title: Senior Accountant
Contract Type: contract
Location: Luton, Bedfordshire
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Start Date: ASAP
REF: CG0801SA_1610128387
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Our client, a dynamic market leader with a stellar reputation worldwide, is looking to source a technically strong Client Accountant, to lead and develop its talented team. The role will be responsible for managing a portfolio of clients and whilst initially an interim role, you may also be considered for the permanent recruitment that is upcoming, should you fit well in the team.

Key duties:
- Managing, on a day to day basis a portfolio of clients (Both in the UK and globally based)
- Delivering to client in accordance with agreed time tables
- Ensuring appropriate accounting controls are implemented and adhered to
- Preparing corporate tax returns as necessary
- Preparation of management and statutory accounts (both stand-a-lone and consolidated under UK GAAP and IFRS) within agreed deadlines
- Reviewing bank reconciliations as necessary
- Oversee and ensure VAT compliance reporting as necessary
- Preparing and reviewing VAT returns as necessary
- Manage audit process for clients where necessary
- Supervision and training to junior staff. Reviewing bookkeeping to ensure transactions are recorded correctly
- Appropriate billing to clients for work undertaken
- Control of internal budgets on portfolio
- Various other miscellaneous tasks from time to time

The successful candidate must be ACA/ACCA qualified, with strong experience gleaned from a an accountancy practice. You must also have prior knowledge and experience of applying foreign exchange, as well as an exceptionally high level of technical ability.

You must have strong communication skills and be comfortable articulating yourself to a range of clients, who will need clear and concise advice and explanations. This role will act as a key interface between the organisation and its clients, so being confident, credible and professional is hugely important.

This is the opportunity to work for a highly regarded organisation that can offer long term security and the chance for professional progression. On offer is the chance for real job satisfaction and the option to interact with people across the globe, whilst utilising your skill set.

Vitae Financial Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.